Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center's Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
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The last date listed for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago was Sunday April 11, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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Barry Manilow returns to his first love, writing musicals, with the much-anticipated Harmony. This musical story of the world's first hit boy band is based on the true tale of six talented young Germans who came together in the 1920s and took the world by storm. With a signature blend of sophisticated close harmonies and hilarious stage antics, the Comedian Harmonists were an actual group that sold millions of records, starred in films and packed the prestigious concert halls around the globe -- until the rise of Nazi Germany split them apart. Inspired by the story, Manilow and his co-creator, writer-lyricist Bruce Sussman, created this musical with an original score that celebrates this extraordinary group of friends and their quest for true harmony in one of the most discordant periods of world history. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Cynthia A.Red Velvet
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The quality of the dancing was excellent. The choice of three choreographers, all quite morose in their shared themes of negative expectation in human interaction combined with dull lighting and drab costumes, kept the evening from being exceptional. I have seen Hubbard Street in the past and have come away amazed.
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What a splendid company – so athletic, finely trained, musical; wonderful, inventive choreography, gorgeous music. The dancers seem to move organically in such an unrestricted way. Hubbard St. Dance Company deserves a longer run in L.A.
Quotes & Highlights
- "Works like these give Hubbard Street its distinction as one of America's foremost modern-dance repertory companies." --<em>The New York Times </em>
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) is one of the most renowned dance institutions in the world. Critically acclaimed for its exuberant, athletic and innovative repertoire, the company's ensemble of dancers display unparalleled versatility and virtuosity. HSDC's repertory is an eclectic mix of masterpieces by American and international choreographers including Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe and Daniel Ezralow.
PROGRAM INFORMATION (Program subject to change.)
ProgramChoreographer / Composer
Johan Inger / Maurice Ravel
Tabula RasaOhad Naharin / Arvo Pärt
27'52" (West Coast Premiere)Jirí Kylián / Dirk Haubrich
•Featuring Dance Historian, Elizabeth Kaye and Hubbard Street Artistic Director, Glenn Edgerton.
•Thirty Minute moderated discussions begin one hour prior to curtain and take place on stage.
•Light food available for purchase in lobby spaces but prohibited in theater during talk.
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